Tribune News Service
New Delhi, January 20
The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Uzbekistan for cooperation in the field of Solar Energy, including manufacturing of equipment, implementation of projects and technology transfer.
In an official statement, the government said, as per the decision, which was taken at a meeting of the Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the main area of work under would be to identify “research/demonstration/pilot projects” between the National Institute of Solar Energy (NISE), Ministry of New & Renewable Energy, India and the International Solar Energy Institute (ISEI), Uzbekistan in the mutually identified areas.
The areas include manufacturing of solar photovoltaic, storage technologies and overall technology transfer in the whole gamut of solar energy, it said, adding: “Based on mutual agreement, both parties would work for implementation and deployment of pilot project in International Solar Alliance (ISA) member countries”.